Course Description

601:602. FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION IN THE 21st CENTURY (3)

Rosenblatt.


Prerequisite: Constitutional Law (601:506).


This course and Freedom of Expression: Comparative Perspectives are mutually exclusive.



Explores selected topics in the law of free speech, press, and association, with particular reference to contemporary issues such as political demonstrations, access to the media, campaign financing and other aspects of the political process, restrictions on expression attached to government funding and employment, access by the press and others to information, and journalists’ privilege to protect confidential sources.